E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Fo-hi or Foë.
One of the chief deities of the Chinese. His mother, Moyë, was walking one day along a river bank, when she became suddenly encircled by a rainbow, and at the end of twelve years was the mother of a son. During gostation she dreamed that she was pregnant with a white elephant, and hence the honours paid to this beast. (Asiatic Researches.)